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Amazon Resolves Dispute With Top-Five Publisher Hachette Over Book Sales

After months of bitter fighting, Hachette and Amazon announced on Thursday morning that they have settled their differences and reached a new multi-year agreement for ebook and print book sales. The post Amazon Resolves Dispute With Top-Five Publisher Hachette Over Book Sales appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2014-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Editor's Letter: Summer? What summer?

In each issue of Distro, Executive Editor Marc Perton publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. In the US, Labor Day traditionally marks the end of the lazy days of summer, and the beginning of the busy fall season. While this summer was hardly quiet -- it included, you might recall, major... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon’s Licensing Vonnegut for Fan Fiction Draws Fire

Amazon announced a Kindle World license for the books of Kurt Vonnegut, but not everyone thinks it's a great idea. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Looking for the Next Goodreads

When Amazon announced in March that it would acquire Goodreads in the second quarter of the year, there was much handwringing, along with tweeting and Facebooking, especially by independent booksellers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon buys rights to Bond novels

Amazon announced that it has purchased the North American rights to Ian Fleming's James Bond books. James Bond, of course, is the debonair British superspy 007, played on film by a number of actors, including Sean Connery (above). Under the agreement, Amazon will retain republication rights for... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2012-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jobs Bio a Global Hit: International Bestsellers December 2011

A few days after Amazon announced that the Steve Jobs biography was its top-selling book of 2011 (combined print and ebook sales), the book debuted on bestseller charts around the world, including the three countries highlighted this month. Steve Jobs was #3 in France and the Netherlands, and... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches Kindle Library Lending program

Last April, Amazon announced the Kindle Library Lending program would let Kindle users borrow books from more than 11,000 U.S. libraries. Today, the program officially launched at all participating libraries. Users can search their local library's website, and when they find a book, they can... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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